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Giants Hammer Rangers in 11-7 Slugfest

I'm sorry, did someone order a pitcher's duel?

(Newser) - Cliff Lee. Tim Lincecum. With starters like that, Game One of the World Series was supposed to be a pitcher's duel. Instead, the normally light-hitting Giants tagged Lee for 6 runs amidst an 11-7 slugfest, the AP reports. Freddy Sanchez hit three doubles, and Juan Uribe broke the game open... More »

Braves Douse Torrid Pirates for DH Split

Hudson quiets Pittsburgh to end Atlanta's road skid

(Newser) - Tim Hudson limited Pittsburgh to two hits and an unearned run over seven innings and the Atlanta Braves halted their seven-game road losing slide with an 8-1 victory that concluded Monday's doubleheader. In the opener, Freddy Sanchez hit a three-run double and Zach Duke pitched six shutout innings as the... More »

Sanchez' Hit Beats Braves

Pirates rally to snap Atlanta's six-game win streak

(Newser) - Freddy Sanchez singled home Brian Bixler with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves tonight. Sanchez went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and is 9-for-17 in four games since being moved to the top of the Pirates' lineup.... More »

Pirates Sweep Giants

Bay equalizes, LaRoche smacks go-ahead single in 5-4 win

(Newser) - Adam LaRoche hit a go-ahead single in a three-run seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 for a three-game sweep. Pittsburgh has won 13 of its last 15 games against San Francisco and swept three-game series from the Giants in three straight seasons,... More »

Kearns Lifts Nats Over Pirates

RBI-single gives Washington 3-2 win

(Newser) - Austin Kearns broke a tie with a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals ran their winning streak to a season-high four games last night with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Luis Ayala (1-1) pitched the eighth to get the victory in a game... More »

Howard Sparks Philly to Win Over Pittsburgh

Kendrick pitches into 8th as Phillies win their third straight

(Newser) - Ryan Howard homered in his return to the starting lineup and Kyle Kendrick pitched into the eighth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 last night. Chase Utley had two hits and scored twice and Geoff Jenkins added two hits and an RBI for the Phillies, who... More »

Marquis' Arm, Lee's Bat Lead Cubs

Chicago beats Pittsburgh for an eighth straight time

(Newser) - Jason Marquis pitched six solid innings for his first victory of the season, Derrek Lee and Daryle Ward homered and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 13-1 today for their eighth straight win over the Pirates. The Cubs are 5-0 against Pittsburgh this season. Marquis (1-0) won for the first time... More »

Cubs Drop Out of First Place

Pittsburgh series' win keeps things interesting in the NL Central

(Newser) - Freddy Sanchez' second-inning bases-loaded triple yesterday propelled a Pirates victory over the Cubs, 10-5. The loss allowed Milwaukee to take sole possession of first place in a congested, bumbling National League Central that Chicago had led since August 17. Call-up outfielder Nyjer Morgan continued to impress with three RBIs and... More »

Pirates Prevail on Met Miscues

Two errors in the 8th hand New York a 10-7 loss in Pittsburgh

(Newser) - Sloppy defense cost the Mets a loss in Pittsburgh last night. With two outs and the game tied in the eighth, New York's Freddy Sanchez erred on a routine grounder, and catcher Mike DiFelice bumbled a throw at the plate to hand the Pirates the lead. Pittsburgh scored two more... More »

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